Home Topics Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria

Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria

Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Kaduna healthcare workers commence seven-days warning strike

The Kaduna State Healthcare Workers Unions and Associations have commenced a 7-day warning strike as earlier notified from 12 noon, Friday, May 22, 2020.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

NLC inaugurates coronavirus situation room to protect jobs

The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna branch, has inaugurated a situation room in order to protect workers from losing their jobs following the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country.
Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire (born 4 November 1946) is a Nigerian medical doctor and politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Minister begs as health workers threaten strike in Abuja

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Monday, appealed to the health workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), who have threatened to embark on strike as from May 28, if issues in contention were not resolved.
The Zimbabwean government has made the wearing of face masks, compulsory in public spaces to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

MHWUN urges health workers to see every patient now as suspected coronavirus carrier

Following the easing of lockdown by the federal government in the wake of an increasing number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the country, the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, has tasked health workers to begin to see every patient in hospitals as a suspected carrier of the disease.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Health professionals caution Kogi against lifting ban on gatherings

The coalition of health sector professionals in Kogi State has cautioned against lifting the ban on social and religious gatherings in the state.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Minimum wage: Kogi NLC chairman assures workers of payment

The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Kogi chapter, Comrade Onuh Edokah, has charged workers in the state to remain resolute as he assured that the government has set up machinery to tackle all issues surrounding the payment of minimum wage to them.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor constitutes 22-member minimum wage committee

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno State has approved the constitution of a committee on the implementation of the National Minimum Wage and Consequential Salary Adjustment.

NIC dismisses suit against Abia ex-MHWUN caretaker committee chairman

Justice Ibrahim Sulieman Galadima of the National Industrial Court (NIC) sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has finally dismissed by a former Abia State Chairman of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Uchenna Obigwe, the suits against a former caretaker committee chairman of the union, Christopher Uche Ezekiel.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Kogi: Labour demands N2.8 billion outstanding workers’ salary

Chairman of the Kogi chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Onuh Edoka, has said that the state government was yet to release the 10 percent of the fund kept aside to offset arrears of state workers’ salary.
The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.

Borno in need of additional 4,000 health personnel

The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.
Ayuba Wabba

NLC urges federal government to increase salaries

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Wabba Ayuba, has reiterated his call for salary increment for workers.

Lassa fever outbreak: Kwara health workers suspend strike

The Congress of the Coalition of Health Sector Unions (COHESU), Kwara branch, has suspended its indefinite strike due to the outbreak of Lassa fever, Yellow fever and Polio in some parts of the state.
Ayuba Wabba

NLC urges federal government to respect ILO principles, workers’ rights

Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged Federal Government to respect the principles of International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.

Chris Ngige: ASUU will soon call off strike

The federal government says that talks with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have so far been fruitful, expressing optimism that the ongoing strike will soon be called off.

NLC urges federal government to respect ILO principles

Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the federal government to respect International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.

Federal government moves to address incessant strike by medical workers

The Federal Government is taking a move to address the issue of incessant strikes by Medical Workers; as the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, promised on Friday that the government will consider their requests.

NHIS defies SGF, insist Usman Yusuf remains suspended

Two labour unions have insisted on the suspension of Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), by the governing council of the organisation.
NHIS boss Prof Yusuf Usman at TUC National secretariat Lagos

NHIS crisis: NLC calls on Usman Yusuf to vacate office

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has intervened in the crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) by calling on its Executive Secretary Prof. Usman Yusuf, to vacate office and allow a full-scale investigation be conducted into the allegations levied against him.

Recent Stories

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC alerts motorists on imminent diversion on Lagos 3rd mainland bridge

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says diversion and safety precaution are imminent, owing to the emergency rehabilitation on the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Former Ekiti governor wants Ibrahim Magu placed on watch list so he won’t flee

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA reaffirms commitment to turn out best officers

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Aviation, education ministries, others make presentations at FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NAWOJ: Houses without decent toilet facilities encourage raping of females

The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.